Andrew Maier


• Address: 52 rue des Terrasses, 01710 Thoiry, France  • Telephone: + 41 79 34 18 492  • Email:

Personal Profile

A versatile, meticulous and highly dynamic BUSINESS ANALYST with technical prowess, genuine business acumen and over 10 years’ senior level project management experience gained via loyal and exemplary service planning, devising strategy and successfully delivering top-quality IT solutions in demanding high-pressure settings

An inspirational leader and multilingual communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills together with an excellent track record leading teams to deliver robust systems 100% to best practices and organisational needs/requirements

A resourceful, flexible and highly industrious IT professional with proven ability forge strong relations with users and stakeholders at all levels and consistently achieve and regularly surpass challenging targets, regardless of pressure


System & Business Analyst / Research Engineer / RESEARCHER      1996 – 2010

CERN (2004 – 2010) / University of Siegen (1998 – 2004) / University of Vienna (1996 – 1999)


Key system/business analyst, successfully developing and implementing user interfaces for distributed computing

Proved versatile across project management, devising strategy, defining scope & managing change requests

Successfully led and managed a major technical project, significantly improving distributed computing resources

Increased efficiency and enabled a key physicist to reduce computational time from one year to just one week

Proved a highly skilled lead developer, consistently delivering impeccable support to 200 physicists/engineers

Negotiated at top level to secure influential scientific contributions and European Union funding for 36 months

Orchestrated communications with major EU partners from 7 countries to boost computing facilities & training

Handpicked to advise CERN on project bids, proving highly instrumental in securing €6.2 million in EU funding

Key business contact for a major scientific project, swiftly resolving all queries from 27 partners in 12 countries

Conducted detailed analysis & successfully presented incisive reports and recommendations to stakeholders

Lead software developer on a radical program, presenting results at conferences in Taiwan, Canada, Spain & UK

Commended by senior management and awarded a bonus for outstanding achievements and exceptional results

Pre-2004 Excelled as a meticulous and highly skilled research engineer/researcher for two reputable universities

QUALIFICATIONS, professional training & Personal details

PhD (HONs) in Physics & MSc in Physics1994 – 1999
University of Vienna      

Management Professional (PMP) – Project Management Institute

1994 – 1999


Extensive business/system analysis expertise

Proven full project lifecycle management prowess

Strong leadership, managerial & motivational skills

Fluent in English & German with good French

Friendly and charismatic leader/team player

High level of self-motivation and initiative

Meticulous with strong attention to detail

Professionalism and integrity at all times

SKILLS & Key Competencies